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Sprouts Farmers Market, said yesterday that it plans to open its first store in Alabama in early 2015, as well as add six additional locations to its growing roster of fresh, natural and organic grocery stores.

The new Sprouts stores are slated to open in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as in Bakersfield and Daly City, California; Cumming, Georgia; Liberty, Missouri; Scottsdale, Arizona; and South Jordan, Utah.
KC's View:
I have to wonder if every time the folks at Whole Foods see a Sprouts sign, in the back of their minds they hear the theme music from Jaws